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Through research, evaluation and partnerships with community experts we are able to identify the biggest social problems facing our community and help find solutions – solutions that get to the root of the problem.

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A person in a wheelchair has to be innovative just to get through the day.

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A person in a wheelchair has to be innovative just to get through the day.  Imagine how that mindset help a pod or team at a workplace – Alison Griffiths, “Six Reasons”

Employees with disabilities by the numbers

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65% of employees with disabilities do not require an accommodation; 35% of required accommodations cost about $500 or less; only 4% may require an expensive or ongoing accommodation

People with disabilities are generally as well-educated as people without disabilities

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People with disabilities are generally as well-educated as people without disabilities.  In fact, 50%  have a post-secondary education compared to 58% reported by people without disabilities – CBOC 2014

Why should businesses make their employment practices more inclusive for people with disabilities?

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Why should businesses make their employment practices more inclusive for people with disabilities?  Quite simply, they cannot afford not to.  Two major demographic pressures are affecting the Canadian labour force today:  the aging workforce and the shortage of younger talent available to replace them – the Conference Board of Canada – 2014

One in Seven People

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About 1 in 7 people in Ontario have some form of disability; 70% of disabilities are non-visible

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